• (British) IPA: /diːsɛləˈɹeɪʃən/
  • (America) IPA: /dɪˌsɛləˈɹeɪʃən/


  1. (uncountable) The act or process of decelerating.
    The rocket is now in deceleration.
  2. (countable) The amount by which a speed or velocity decreases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
    The brakes produce a deceleration of 10 metres per second.
Antonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: desaceleração

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.004
Offline English dictionary